The Black Country LEP currently follows an assurance framework which guides local decision making to support accountability, transparency and value for money. Our framework follows national guidelines, practices and standards.
The framework document covers Local Growth Fund funding flowing through the Black Country LEP, and ensures we have robust value for money processes in place.
Statement provides a brief formal account on the status of governance for the
Black Country LEP and the outcome of the 2018 Annual Conversation between the
Black Country LEP and the Government. To download a copy of Annex B Section 151 Assurance Statement, click here. To download a copy of Annex C, the 2019 Governance Assurance Statement please click here.
All Board Members and Black Country Consortium Ltd staff sign up to the Code of Conduct (Appendix 16) in the Assurance Framework. Board Members Acceptance of Appointment forms are available here.
To download a copy of the Black Country Assurance Framework document, please click here.
Any enquiries relating to the Framework should, in the first instance, be directed to:
Black Country Consortium Ltd
Phone – 01384 471102
Email – Sarah_Middleton@blackcountryconsortium.co.uk
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